The Kidney Transplant Nurse Specialists are Eiddwen Glyn and Sharon Warlow. The Pancreas Transplant Nurse Specialist is Dawn Chapman.
Eiddwen, Sharon and Dawn provide education and support to patients following transplant surgery. Their role includes:
The Recipient Nurse Specialist is Kymm O’Connor.
Kymm provides education, support, information and counselling to potential renal and pancreas recipients throughout South and West Wales. Her role has a further two main areas of focus: communication, and the maintenance and monitoring of the transplant waiting register.
Recently Kymm has assumed another role, that of Transplant Recipient Co-ordinator, and works with three other colleagues in providing an on-call service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Their main role is to support our patients awaiting organ donation. This includes facilitating the retrieval of organs and tissues from donors in intensive care units and contacting the recipient and arranging the transplant process.
Kymm can be contacted on 029 2074 2453 or via E-mail: Kymm.O'Connor@wales.nhs.uk.